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Topic: Embroidered Scrappy Quilted Pillow!  (Read 2414 times)
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« on: May 21, 2012 08:25:11 PM »

So I found some great doodled nature motifs on Urbanthreads.com and decided that I would make the tree with all my shades of browns and greens. Once I was done with the embroidery I thought I knew I had some fabric scrap bags lying around.... which is my favorite thing to use! And I made this fun nature/green themed quilted pillow!

The pillow front is layered with batting and I just kind of did some free motion quilting! I hope you enjoy it!
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2012 09:25:57 PM »

Oh, I DO enjoy it! Improv as you go pieces are the best! This turned out so well. You are my hero.
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2012 09:41:59 PM »

eek, I love it! The embroidery looks great with the piecing!
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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012 03:03:36 AM »

You're on a roll with beautiful pillows! (I say that as I look at the beautiful pillow you made for me!)  I love the embroidery, and the colors of this.  The off center placement of the tree is great!
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« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2012 06:02:51 AM »

That is just beautiful! I love the embroidered tree.
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« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2012 06:59:58 AM »

CMB - It's awesome - I love the scrappiness of it - lovely embroidery and I love all your fabrics!  Pretty, pretty colors - you did a good job on this.   Cool
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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2012 09:35:56 AM »

fiddlegirl - I thought of you as I pulled out the colors! All greens! ha ha! It seems whenever I use green I think of you now!

Leslie - Thank you! I had originally planned on centering it! Then I thought hey if I'm just using scraps there's no rule about it having to be centered so I worked it my way! Thanks again! I love the pillow I made you too! I've made another noe similar to it, but your's is still the best!

jexx - Thanks! I look forward to being partnered with you in a upcoming Leslie swap! I think you do great work!

Mare - Thanks! The embroidery really "completed" this scrappy pillow!
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2012 10:57:01 AM »

fiddlegirl - I thought of you as I pulled out the colors! All greens! ha ha! It seems whenever I use green I think of you now!


awww - I like it that you think of me!!   Smiley  when I see foxes, I think of YOU! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2012 12:33:03 PM »

You are an awesome scrappy-crafter! You rock CMB! Love that pillow!

Now I'm going to add you to my buddy-list. I don't want to miss any of your posts!
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« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2012 01:40:47 PM »

You are an awesome scrappy-crafter! You rock CMB! Love that pillow!

Now I'm going to add you to my buddy-list. I don't want to miss any of your posts!

Now that you've received it, I am so happy you liked it!
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